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Slow Cooker Honey BBQ Drumsticks Recipe

Slow cooker honey bbq drumsticks make an easy, healthy and delicious dinner your family will love. The results will vary depending on the kind of bbq sauce you use.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 8
Calories: 163
Author: Martha McKinnon | Simple Nourished Living


  • 3 pounds chicken drumsticks, skin removed**
  • 1-1/2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons yellow mustard (optional)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce (optional)


  • Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 4- to 5-1/2-Quart.
  • Coat the slow cooker insert with nonstick spray.
  • Place the drumsticks in the slow cooker, distributing them as evenly as you can.
  • In a bowl stir together the barbecue sauce, honey and mustard and Worcestershire if using, until well blended. Pour over the chicken.
  • Cover and cook on HIGH for 3 to 4 hours, or on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, or until the chicken is thoroughly cooked and tender.

Recipe Notes

**To skin the chicken drumsticks, pick up a paper towel and grasp the small end of the leg with it. With a second paper towel in your other hand, peel the skin off from the large end down to the small end, yank off skin and discard.
Serving size: 1 drumstick
Weight Watchers PointsPlus: *4
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: *9
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *9
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Honey BBQ Drumsticks Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 drumstick)
Calories 163 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 0g0%
Protein 10g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Honey BBQ Chicken, Slow Cooker Drumsticks